RATINGS CRITERIA

1. For a boxer to be considered for a ranking he must have had at least ten (10) professional fights. Two (2) of these bouts must have been scheduled for ten (10) rounds or four (4) of these bouts must have been scheduled for eight (8) rounds.

2. No boxers shall be rated in more than one division of the ratings.

3. Ratings will be based upon the boxers win/loss records, activity, level of competition and the significance of bouts. The boxers records shall be verified by the LBF official sources.

4. In order for the boxer to stay in the top twelve (12) the boxer must:

(a) Compete at least once every (12) month period from the time the boxer becomes rated, and;
(b) Compete against another LBF top rated boxer within (18) month period from the time the boxer becomes rated.

5. Boxers who do not meet this level of competition may not retain the ratings. Exception can be made only for injuries, verified in writing by a licensed physician (MD or DO).

6. If a top ranked boxer loses to an un – rated boxer:

(a) The top rated boxer shall be lowered in the ratings, and;
(b) The un – rated boxer will be considered for rating.

7. If two boxers are rated and compete against each other, and the lower rated boxer wins:

(a) The lower rated boxer shall be elevated in the ratings, and;
(b) The higher rated boxer shall be lowered in the ratings

8. For a boxer to be rated in the number one or number two position, he must be rated in one of the top five available positions and beat another boxer in one of the top (5) available position.

9. Boxers that step aside when in a mandatory position will not be considered the mandatory challenger and will be lowered in the rating.

10. Boxers that are contracted to fight for others titles will be considered unavailable and removed from the ratings.

11. It is the responsibility of the boxer’s management to notify the LBF Ratings Committee via email, telephone, or fax about their boxer’s activity.

12. All ratings criteria are subject to exception by the LBF Ratings Committee.

Effective July 2017, LBF Legends Boxing Federation AG